Therapist Profile

Name:
Karen V. Sutherland, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
1496 Pope Court Suite 2 Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone:
(219) 246-9837
License Number
LMFT49680
Practicing Since:
2001
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in Indiana and California. I provide therapy with a client population that includes adults and adolescents, multicultural, and alternative lifestyles, offering psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families and groups. In my work, I have successfully treated clients from many different ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. I have over 10 years of practice with clients experiencing problems with blended families, gay/lesbian relationships, intergenerational issues, self-esteem and personal growth, conflict management, couples communication and intimacy concerns, divorce, parental coaching, and the management of grief and loss. My speciality is working with LGBT clients and addiction recovery. I work with clients who have been experiencing emotional issues (depression, anxiety, compulsion) and trouble coping with life transitions. In addition to being a marriage and family therapist, I am retired U. S. Navy and has an appreciation for the challenges of military life, active duty and veterans. I offer an integrative, strength-based approach to help clients develop their own voices and pursue their unique paths to individual fulfillment. My approach is collaborative and relational with a focus on the holistic health of my clients.

About My Practice

Office Hours
I offer daytime, evening, and Saturday appointments. Contact me directly at (219)246-9837 or karenvsutherland@aol.com.
Services
Children & Teenagers: play therapy, individual therapy, family therapy. Adults and Family: Invididual and/or family therapy, couples, co-parenting, life skills parenting.
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
MC/MFCC, University of Phoenix, Marriage, Family & Child Counseling, 2002 B.S., National University, Criminal Justice, 1997

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
HIV Related
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Certifications
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Indiana - License # 99049546A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, California - License # MFC49680
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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